John Orville Johnson


John O. Johnson, age 94, died on Monday, January 18, 2021 at Avantara Salem. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2021 beginning at 10:00 AM at Will Funeral Chapel in Mitchell, SD with burial to follow at the Mount Vernon Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM on Saturday at Will Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.

John Orville Johnson was born on April 5, 1926 in Mount Vernon, SD to William and Anna (Soma) Johnson. John honorably served in the US Army with the 22 Infantry Company L. in Germany when he was wounded in battle during WWII.

John purchased a home in Crooks, SD in 2001. He had been a resident at Avantara in Salem since 2015.

John was preceded in death by his parents, William and Anna Johnson; two sisters, Marie (Art) Larimer and Vivian (Clarence) Hoeltzner; three brothers, Floyd (Luetta) Johnson, Kenneth (Gail) Johnson and William (Wanda) Johnson. He is survived by many nieces and nephews.

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